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The Best Alec Baldwin Movies 

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Alec Baldwin movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

Here are the best Alec Baldwin movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. With over 50 films in his filmography, Alec Baldwin is one of Hollywood's biggest actors starring in drama, comedy, actipn, and more. Alec Baldwin's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Alec Baldwin movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Alec Baldwin movies will be at the top of the list. Alec Baldwin has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Alec Baldwin movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Alec Baldwin films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Alec Baldwin role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Alec Baldwin performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list contains all Alec Baldwin movies like The Cooler, Glengarry Glen Ross, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, and more. 

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Alec Baldwin movies?" and "What are the greatest Alec Baldwin roles of all time?"

Michael Bay and Tim Burton have both worked with Alec Baldwin over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Alec Baldwin has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Woody Harrelson and Ben Affleck in terms of fame and success.

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Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey

Released: 1992

Directed by: James Foley

Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 American drama, adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning play of the same name, and directed by James Foley. The film depicts two days ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

Released: 1988

Directed by: Tim Burton

Beetlejuice is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-horror film directed by Tim Burton. The spirits of a deceased couple (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis) are harassed by an unbearable family that has ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry

Released: 1990

Directed by: John McTiernan

The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American submarine spy-thriller film directed by John McTiernan, based on the 1984 novel by Tom Clancy. In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

Released: 2006

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. Irish Mob boss Francis "Frank" Costello (Jack ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Anthony Hopkins, Elle Macpherson

Released: 1997

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

The Edge is a 1997 American survival drama film directed by Lee Tamahori and starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin. Bart the Bear, a trained Kodiak Bear known for appearances in several ...more

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Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin

Released: 2009

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

It's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers. It stars Meryl Streep as a successful bakery owner and single mother of three who starts a secret ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods

Released: 1996

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Ghosts of Mississippi is a 1996 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Woods. The plot is based on the true story of the 1994 trial of ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin

Released: 1993

Directed by: Harold Becker

Malice is a 1993 American thriller film directed by Harold Becker. The screenplay by Aaron Sorkin and Scott Frank is based on a story by Jonas McCord. It stars Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman and ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

Released: 2004

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan and produced by Michael Mann, Sandy Climan, Graham King, and Charles Evans, Jr.. It ...more

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The Getaway Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, James Woods

Released: 1994

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

The Getaway is a 1994 thriller directed by Roger Donaldson. It is based on the Jim Thompson novel of the same name and is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name. The film stars Alec Baldwin ...more

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Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Released: 1996

Directed by: Brian Gibson

The Juror is a 1996 American romantic thriller film based on the 1995 novel by George Dawes Green. It was directed by Brian Gibson and stars Demi Moore as a single mother picked for jury duty ...more
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Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

Released: 1988

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Working Girl is a 1988 romantic comedy-drama film written by Kevin Wade and directed by Mike Nichols. It tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Bay

Pearl Harbor is a 2001 American war film with romance and action elements directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and written by Randall Wallace. It features an ensemble cast, ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Alec Baldwin, Ben Stiller

Released: 2004

Directed by: John Hamburg

Along Came Polly is a 2004 American romantic comedy film written and directed by John Hamburg, starring Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston in the lead roles.

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Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Estella Warren

Released: 2003

Directed by: Wayne Kramer

The Cooler is a 2003 romantic drama film directed by Wayne Kramer. The original screenplay was written by Kramer and Frank Hannah. In old school gambling parlance, a casino "cooler" is ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Elisabeth Shue

Released: 1991

Directed by: Jerry Rees

The Marrying Man is a 1991 romantic comedy film starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. The film was directed by Jerry Rees, and written by Neil Simon. The film opened to mixed and poor reviews, ...more

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Jim Carrey, Alec Baldwin, Angie Harmon

Released: 2005

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Fun with Dick and Jane is a 2005 remake of the 1977 American comedy film of the same name, directed by Dean Parisot and written by Judd Apatow and Nicholas Stoller. The film generated worldwide ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Teri Hatcher, Mary Stuart Masterson

Released: 1996

Directed by: Phil Joanou

Heaven's Prisoners is a 1996 American drama crime thriller film directed by Phil Joanou and starring Alec Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Mary Stuart Masterson, Teri Hatcher and Eric Roberts. It is based ...more

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Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Mischa Barton

Released: 1999

Directed by: Roger Michell

Notting Hill is a 1999 British romantic comedy film set in Notting Hill, London, released on 21 May 1999. The screenplay was by Richard Curtis and the film was produced by Duncan Kenworthy and ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow

Released: 1988

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Married to the Mob is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Matthew Modine. Michelle Pfeiffer, in something of a departure from her previous ...more

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Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Kim Dickens

Released: 1998

Directed by: Harold Becker

Mercury Rising is a 1998 American action thriller film starring Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin. Directed by Harold Becker, the movie is based on Ryne Douglas Pearson's 1996 novel originally ...more
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Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Released: 2006

Directed by: Robert De Niro

The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and De Niro, with an extensive supporting cast. De Niro also produced it with ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nora Dunn

Released: 1990

Directed by: George Armitage

Miami Blues is a 1990 action-crime-thriller-film based on the novel of the same name by Charles Willeford. It stars Alec Baldwin, Fred Ward, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. It was directed by George ...more
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Meg Ryan, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates

Released: 1992

Directed by: Norman René

Prelude to a Kiss is a 1992 American romantic fantasy film directed by Norman René and starring Alec Baldwin, Meg Ryan and Sydney Walker. The screenplay by Craig Lucas is based on his ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Ian McKellen, Tim Curry

Released: 1994

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

The Shadow is a 1994 American superhero film, directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Ian McKellen, Peter Boyle, Jonathan Winters and Tim Curry. It ...more

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